• Wade Phillips: Difference in fines evidence of unfair system

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Nov 15, 2012
    When did he get a concussion? You can’t say he got it then for sure,” Phillips said. “ Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said Thursday he didn’t understand the discrepancy in the NFL’s fine system, considering the vastly different amounts from a pair of hits he saw firsthand. Phillips said he didn’t get that Texans linebacker Tim Dobbins was fined three times as much as Jets guard Matt Slauson was for a cut block which ended the season of Texans linebacker Brian Cushing. Cutler might not play Sunday, but he did play the rest of the first half, scrambling for gains of 11 and 19 yards, before tests showed he was concussed, forcing him to leave the game.
    • Texans’ Phillips says NFL fines biased against defenders

      The defensive player gets fined $30,000 for a high hit on the quarterback that is presumed to have given him a concussion, although he continued to play until halftime. The offensive player is fined $10,000 for coming up behind the linebacker and chop-b…
      Source: chron.com
    • Wade Phillips questions NFL’s fine system

      The $30,000 fine given to Texans inside linebacker Tim Dobbins raised some questions for defensive coordinator Wade Phillips. “I don’t understand the fine system when (Brian) Cushing gets put out for the season on an illegal play - I know Dobbins hi
      Source: chron.com

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